Archive - Jun 23, 2012

Hometown heroes work together to make the community safe

June 23, 2012

Our law enforcement and fire departments, along with other entities, work together to make the community a safe place to live. Shown are law enforcement vehicles from the 32nd Judicial District Investigative Team, Texas Department of Public Safety, Sweetwater Police Department, Nolan County Sheriff's Office, Roscoe Police Department and Texas State Technical College Police Department. See a tribute to these law enforcement and local fire departments — Hometown Heroes — inside today's paper.

Fun in the sun

June 23, 2012

Joe Angel Reyna and Rian Hill are shown under water at the Sweetwater Municipal Swimming Pool this past week. Many area families cool off and have fun, spending quality time together at the pool.

TMCN hosts lawmakers luncheon

June 23, 2012

Texas Midwest Community Network hosted a special event at the Bill Franklin Center in Coleman to recognize state lawmakers who serve districts in the region. The purpose of the Lawmakers Luncheon was to provide an opportunity for state senators and representatives to meet with local officials in preparation for the 2013 Legislative Session.

Blotters for June 21, 2012

June 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 31 calls for service, issued no citations and made no arrests on June 21, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1000 block of W. 6th.
• Fraudulent use of ID — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a building — 1200 block of Ragland.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served two civil papers and made no arrests on June 21, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Vehicle accident — I-20 MM 236 east bound.
• Information only — E. 14th.
• Suspicious person — South I-20.

Trinity Baptist Church starts VBS on June 25

June 23, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings to everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us if you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
This Sunday is Sunday School High Attendance Day so we would love to have you in Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. We have classes for all ages and we have great teachers for each class.

Pack a perfect picnic

June 23, 2012

Family Features
Food always seems to taste better when enjoyed outdoors. No matter the occasion or location, these packable, snackable recipes are foods fit for a fabulous picnic.
Bean Salad Stuffed Shells are a simple, flavorful, portable appetizer. Jumbo shells filled with a can of 3 or 4 bean salad, herbs and cheese make great
finger food.
Baby Beet and Farro Salad is an easy pack-and-go side. Whole pickled baby beets — just right for one bite — are the star of this whole grain salad, tossed with Dijon mustard dressing.

Local teams get little respect from TF

June 23, 2012

Once again, all four Nolan County high school teams have gotten the Rodney Dangerfield treatment in the latest edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine, which arrived in stores late last week.
None of the four is predicted to make the playoffs out of their new districts, and one of them is picked to finish dead last.

Texas Football predictions for SW, area districts

June 23, 2012

Enrollment numbers for teams are in parentheses. The Division I playoff representative in 4-3A is in italics. The top three district teams in Class 3A and Class 1A and top two district teams in Six-Man make the playoffs.
DISTRICT 4-3A
1. Monahans (556)
2. Abilene Wylie (927)
3. Snyder (710)
4. Mid. Greenwood (494)
5. Sweetwater (548)
6. Big Spring (982)
DISTRICT 7-1A
(DIVISION II)
1. Albany (142.5)
2. Hamlin (142)
3. Gorman (75)
4. Cross Plains (92.5)
5. Roby (80)
6. Roscoe (97)
7. Baird (95)
8. Ranger (116)
DISTRICT 7,
SIX-MAN
(DIVISION I)
1. Ira (75)
2. Rotan (96)

Four SW all-star teams will compete in district tournaments this week

June 23, 2012

Sweetwater will have four Little League all-star teams competing this week in District 5 tournaments.
Pool games start Wednesday at each tournament and continue through Tuesday, July 3 for all-star teams in the 9-10, 10-11 and 11-12 year-old tournaments. The pool play for the Junior League (13-14) tournament will conclude this Saturday.

Sweetwater all-star players

June 23, 2012

9-10 year-olds
Darian Carr
A.J. Ramirez
Blake Andrus
Reese Hayes
Rylan Hayes
Daiman Atkins
Jacob Roden
Junior Martinez
Cooper Hrbacek
Ty Fullwood
Rylen Moncada
Ricky Delapaz
Manager: Larry Ramirez
Coaches: Danny Fullwood and Tony Roden
10-11 year-olds
Nick Figueroa
Matthew Hernandez
Clay Burkham
Cameron Stevenson
Markus Meneses
Justen Gomez
Justin Castereno
Jackson Foster
Logan Wedin
Jeremiah Martinez
Tayton Burnett
Jose Sanchez
Manager:
Johnny Castereno
Coach:
Mark Meneses
11-12 year-olds
Mason Maxwell
Taylor Turney
Ky Hoover
Kobe Clark
Kiante McCoy

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